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  1. New rule- must call MD before doing anything. How about at your hospital.
    "Meaningful use" is related to the HITECH Act, which was part of the ARRA (American Recovery and a Reinvestment Act of 2009), and not the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) which was signed by the...
    Mar 3
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. seeking sources for education in pain mgmt
    Hi NC29, just go to Google and type in "pain website", you will find many choices for patient and student education. And the term "pain website for nurses" should give you more nurse focused info.
    Feb 17
    Forum: Pain Management Nursing
  3. Whats your best nursing ghost story?
    Ok just reading through all of these now, and this one gave me shivers.
    Jan 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Leech Therapy
    Yes, I had to do leech therapy at two different hospitals when I was a travel nurse. I worked on ortho/trauma floors. I really do not like bugs or, wiggly things, so it was really challenging for me...
    Jan 17
    Forum: Trauma Nursing
  5. Issues and Trends
    Immunizations
    Oct 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. Calif. Election Called Biggest RN Union Win
    Yea LCMH NURSES,,, I was a Travel nurse there & saw FIRSTHAND how much stong representation was badly needed. Good for you!!
    Sep 18, '13
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  7. where can i find care plan scenarios
    Hi-Check the front of your drug handbook, I know the Davis Drug Guide has a few case studies...
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  8. Linda Carter, Student Nurse
    Ruas61- You should find or create some zombie comics!There are lots of people that would get a kick out of that. Ps your hobbies are interesting...playing harp, zombies, etc
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  9. ProPublica: Life and Death in Assisted Living
    I'd really like to read the next part, but I have a feeling how its going to go, and it's probably not going to go well...
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. What's so great about a pinning ceremony?
    Our pinning ceremony was nice, we wore a white gown with red sash ( as opposed to blue & black for overall university graduation) but to me at the time it did not seem like a big deal so I didn't...
    Jul 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. "I don't want an admit..."
    You're welcome! And by the way you sound like a great charge nurse...I would love to have so much help!!
    Jul 16, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Jumping back in to school! Oh my...
    Well just for an update, my first course finished last week and I got a 98% so I'm pretty pleased about that! Went much smoother than I anticipated. Already into first week of next course... Thanks...
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  13. Common nicknames for hospital items.
    Same here-back in Canada the white toilet hats were called nun's caps, guess it's better than calling it a nurse's cap! But I Still get funny looks when I call it that here in California.
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. HELP!! No charge nurse, no supervisor and OUTRAGEOUS ratios!!
    Like I said, I have another job but I am working out my 6-week notice but I might not be come Monday. I just cannot handle that many patients on our floor and give safe nursing care.[/QUOTE] Why...
    Jun 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  15. Tragically idiotic
    Was it maybe a PICC line as opposed to a PEG?
    Jun 8, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. The Society of Nursing
    A very nicely written article, molly.hershman! Keep up the good work-it sounds like you are going to be a thoughtful & caring nurse!
    May 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Advice to the Younger Nurse Me
    This is excellent advice! Wish I had an older me giving my younger self this advice when I was a new nurse many moons ago. Trust me newbies, this is Good Stuff!:yes:
    May 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. Jumping back in to school! Oh my...
    Thanks PrayeRNurse! I will definitely keep you posted on how it goes. Week One is half done, just 7 1/2 more weeks to get through for this course!! Gerberadaisy
    May 9, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  19. Jumping back in to school! Oh my...
    Thanks dolcebellaluna! If you already have 21 credits, can you use that towards a Psych NP degree at your alma mater or another school?
    May 7, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  20. Jumping back in to school! Oh my...
    Thank you so much for the tips about calendar alerts. I will definitely do that! I just finished my first discussion post, and am feeling a little more confident that I can do this:shy: Thanks...
    May 7, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  21. Jumping back in to school! Oh my...
    Well I've gone & done it. Entered my masters in nursing leadership with focus on education, that is. I kept saying throughout my school years, during my working in the hospital years, and then...
    May 5, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  22. To The Beginning
    SoldierNurse22, What an absolutely beautifully written journey about returning "to the beginning." Your excellent writing ability held me in thrall until I saw How you could return to that which you...
    May 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Best Hallucinations Thread
    One day I was floated to work on a locked unit. I was having a conversation with a patient while in the patient's room. I was sitting facing the patient & he was sitting at the edge of his bed....
    Apr 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Travel RN looking to try out a clinic or outpatient position
    Also, just to add to my previous post, I have seen that many clinics ( such as FP or Peds) tend to hire LVNs here in San Diego.
    Apr 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  25. Travel RN looking to try out a clinic or outpatient position
    Hi KParish! I too was a travel nurse for 10 years in Med- Surg & Tele, and then decided to finally stay here in San Diego after coming back for multiple assignments. I could be mistaken but you...
    Apr 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice


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